Thursday, June 6, 2013

Yogurt Chicken

1 pkg. butter crackers, crushed
1 tsp. garlic powder
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. black pepper
1 cup plain yogurt
6 chicken breasts

 In shallow bowl, combine crackers, garlic powder, salt, and black pepper.  Spread yogurt evenly on a plate.  Dip each chicken breast in yogurt.  Then dip in cracker crumbs to coat.  Place in greased 9x13 baking dish and bake at 350 for 45 minutes or until chicken is cooked through.

Mini BBQ Meat Loaves

1 1/2 to 2 lbs. ground beef
3/4 cup old-fashioned rolled oats
1 cup milk
3 Tbsp. onion, minced
1 Tbsp. dried parsley flakes
1 1/2 tsp. salt
1 tsp. pepper
1 cup ketchup
2 Tbsp. sugar
3 Tbsp. apple cider vinegar
2 Tbsp. Worcentershire sauce
1/2 Tbsp. prepared mustard

In a medium bowl, combine ground beef, oats, milk, onion, parsley, salt, and pepper.  Using hands, form mini meat loavesw using 1/4 cup meat mixture for each loaf.  Place in greased 9 x 13 dish.  Prepare Sauce: Combine ketchup, sugar, vinegar, Worcestershire sauce, and mustard.  Pour 1-2 tablespoons or sauce over each mini meat loaf.  Bake in 350 oven for 40-45 minutes or until cooked through.

Fettuccine Alfredo

1 (8oz.) pkg. Neufchatel or cream cheese, softened
1 cup finely shredded fresh Parmesan cheese (divided use)
1/4 to 1/2 cup butter
2/3 cup low-fat milk
1/4 tsp. garlic powder
dash of salt
8 oz. fettuccine noodles, cooked tender

In a large sauce pan, stir together Neufchatel or cream cheese, 3/4 cup Parmesan cheese, butter, milk, garlic powder, and salt until smooth.  Pour over noodles and top with remaining Parmesan cheese.